Fans abuse wrong Dee after footie star’s gaffe
AN English woman with the same name as an American footballer who cost his team a championship has had angry fans abusing her.
Brit Dee Ford, from Gillingham, Kent, woke up to hundreds of Twitter notifications on Monday morning with Kansas City Chiefs fans blaming her for ruining their year.
The 47-year-old dog lover had been asleep, so it was a surprising accusation.
She quickly found that Dee Ford, the Chiefs’ veteran linebacker, gave away a penalty after lining up offside during a critical late play in the AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots.
She said: “The phone was going off literally non-stop.
“Some of the things were quite vicious.
“The things they’re saying – he doesn’t deserve it.” WRONG ONE: Dee